Apr 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
. senator and to the president of the united states. i remember in 2001, a lot of other people around here had to take the anti-biotic around here because of the scare. but ricin is similar in everybody watching a very big event, and something else happening, but also gets everybody on pins and needles. >> stay right there, brianna keilar god added information. >> we're just learning now asking about the connection here. according to the source, the letter addressed to president obama is very stloor thimilar t sent to senator wicker. we don't know exactly what that is, if it's the envelope, the handwriting, the message inside, it's interesting what dana did say that bears commenting on. in the wake of 9/11, where it was weeks later, and there were the anthrax, this is a little different because you see the attack on monday, and we don't know if there is a connection here, but the letters being received on tuesday. the letter addressed to president obama received. so obviously very close in time, and because of that, because of that proximity in time, it certainly raises the question of whe
Apr 17, 2013 10:00am PDT
as the suspicious letter sent to a u.s. senator, now sent to the president of the united states suspicious because they may have, may have been laced with the poison ricin, a deadly poison. we're watching what's going on there. lots of activity up at the senate. the hart senate office building and the russell senate office building, both of those developments are potentially significant. also in texas there's been an arrest in the murder of the texas d.a. and his wife, martin savidge is on the scene for us. he's getting new information. we're going to go to him momentarily. he'll update us on that very surprising development in that. in fact, martin is ready right now. martin, update our viewers here in the united states and around the world on what is happened in texas on the murder. in fact, the news conference is starting right there. >> -- mclelland and mark hasse. cindy williams has been charged with offense of capital murder for her part in the deaths of mr. and mrs. mclelland and mr. hasse. she's being held on a $10 million bond. copy of the arrest warrant affidavit will be provided after this conference the identifying information, driver's license, social security number and miss williams been redakted. out of respect for the families of
Apr 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
, supposedly, that have been sent to him and a united states senator. a major setback on gun control yesterday in the u.s. senate. he's got budget issues. there's a lot on his plate. and there's national security issues out there as well. >> you see why presidents age differently than the rest of us when you look at pictures of george w. bush at the beginning of his presidency and at the end, it seems like much more than eight years passed by. >> so he's meeting with some of the dignitaries who are there, some of the family members. some who have suffered so much. the president will take his seat. this service will begin, and it will begin, we are told, with music. "praise to the lord, the almighty." and then welcoming remarks and opening prayer by the reverend liz walker of the roxbury presbyterian church. everyone will listen. everyone will pray. and everyone will hope for the best as we watch this cathedral. hopefully folks coming together and hopefully the nation coming together as well. this is one of those moments so many people will remember and reflect upon. it will be a powe
Apr 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
pointing out that he said you can only get automatic weapons in the united states. that's not necessarily true. you can get semiautomatic weapons in the united states pretty easily. so that debate kind of goes on, brooke. >> and the debate in the senate begins as well. joe johns, thank you. >>> bottom of the hour, i'm brooke baldwin. technology, sports business, health, science, news, we're hitting it all for you right now in what we call the power block beginning with your money. take a look. dow up 50 points. half hour until the closing bell. the climb as we've sort of seen all week long. let's go to alison kosik live at the stock exchange with more good news. what is it that's leading all these huge gains we're seeing? >> that really is the money question. it isn't one thing propelling it. part of it is the economy. most of it is the fed stimulating the economy with billions of dollars and you have investors seeing the headlines of the records every day. they want toup on the train before it leaves the station. also this is the tail end of historically what's been the best for stocks. coming into summer the market historically doesn't do as well. sam sobel, he's the chief equity strategist at s&p capital puts it this way. listen to this.